The latest news and views about the Iranian reformists and their political camp
Iran's former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, who is known as the leader of Iranian reformists, has praised presidential contender Mohsen Mehralizadeh's move to drop out of the race in favour of Abdolnasser Hemmati.
Iranian presidential candidate Mohsen Mehralizadeh has pulled out of the race.
Mohammad Khatami, Iran’s former president and the reformists' leader, has called for the participation of all political groups in the June 18 presidential elections.
Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says certain presidential hopefuls have been treated unfairly in the Guardian Council’s vetting process, and relevant bodies must compensate.
The Guardian Council’s disqualification of key presidential candidates has provoked strong criticisms among politicians and observers in both political camps, warning of a “non-competitive” presidential election in June.
A spokesman for the Iranian Reformist Front says the reformists will not be part of the upcoming presidential elections as none of their candidates has been qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president.
The deadline for registration of Iranian presidential hopefuls passed on Saturday afternoon, after dozens of people, including several politicians and military figures, signed up to run for president in the country's June elections.
Former speaker of Iran's Parliament Ali Larijani and chairman of Tehran City Council Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani signed up to run for president in Iran's June elections.
Mostafa Tajzadeh, a senior Iranian reformist politician and a former political prisoner, says he will run for president in the June elections.
Iran’s former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami has categorically condemned the assassination of eminent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
A report by Iranian reformist newspaper Etemad has blamed the country’s Guardian Council for preventing the reformist figures from running for parliamentary seats, saying the candidates affiliated with the reformists have been practically granted compulsory leave for the next term of the Parliament.
An elite group of Iranian principlists, known as the Forces of the Revolution, have finally reached a consensus on forming an alliance to secure all of the 30 parliamentary seats allocated to Tehran, just a few days ahead of the election day.
The Iranian reformist camp will present no electoral list in Tehran constituency in the upcoming legislative election due to be held on February 21.
Reformists have met to decide whether or not to field candidates in the upcoming parliamentary election in Iran, slated for February 21, following the Guardian Council’s massive disqualification of their candidates.
The process of registering candidates for running in Iran’s parliamentary elections, slated for February 2020, has come to an end with around 14,000 people applying for candidacy, according to Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.
Iran's Interior Ministry has officially opened the elections headquarters to carry out preparations for the upcoming Parliament elections.
Former mayor of Tehran and senior Iranian politician Mohammad Ali Najafi, who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, has been released on bail a couple of weeks after being forgiven by the victim’s family.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, the former mayor of Tehran and senior Iranian politician who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, has been forgiven by the victim’s family, and won’t be executed.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, a senior reformist politician, has been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, Iran's Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Esmaeili announced on Tuesday.
On the same day that the US government labelled Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps a terrorist organisation, many reformist figures condemned the Trump administration’s move unanimously, despite their political disagreements with the IRGC.
The deadly shooting incident in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead has received strong condemnation by Iranian media, from both reformist and conservative camps.
Members of Tehran City Council have picked up a reformist technocrat as the capital’s new mayor after a neck to neck competition between the two final candidates.
An Iranian reformist figure has recounted how Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani’s prudence rendered ineffective the scenarios orchestrated by radicals to prevent the ratification of the bill on Iran’s accession to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention.
A former Iranian minister says President Hassan Rouhani must hold the meeting with his American counterpart Donald Trump in Tehran on the anniversary of the 1953 coup orchestrated by the CIA to topple Iran’s democratically-elected government.